There is no need to shop on-line when Ocean Quest prices are already at Internet Minimum Advertised Pricing. This is the pricing that is set by the manufacturers for all internet sales. If you see a price on the internet, it is likely same price at Ocean Quest! Adjustments may be made for exchange rates, shipping, brokerage and import fees. At Ocean Quest you get Great Service, Great Advice and Great Prices! See our Equipment Page for more information.

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Ocean Quest offers the most fun and comprehensive learn to scuba dive programs in Greater Vancouver.

Low student to instructor ratios, experienced instructors, convenient schedules


Fun Dives and Courses!

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Ocean Quest offers Free Fun Dives every weekend and Guided Shore Dives on any day of the week!

Check out some of our most popular courses!

Contact Information

Ocean Quest  Dive Centre
#107 - 3790 Canada Way
Burnaby, British Columbia
Canada, V5G 1G4
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Local #
(604) 436-1157
Toll Free #
1 (877) 999-3483
Fax #
(604) 436-2191
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Choosing proper equipment for your technical diver training is essential for your success. The equipment used in technical diving has evolved for more than two decades. Below is a general list of the equipment required for technical diving. Consult Ocean Quest staff for specific recommendations based on your short and long-term goals. We will make sure you invest in the proper equipment the first time around ultimately saving you time and money. All Ocean Quest students and customers will receive special discounts on equipment purchases.

General Equipment

  • Mask - Low Profile
  • Back up mask - Frameless / low profile
  • Fins (Non-Split) - Good sculling fins with spring straps
  • Small knife fitted on harness
  • Surface Marker Buoy (SMB) - Minimum 5 ft. / folds in drysuit pocket
  • Finger spool - 100 ft
  • Primary Reel (optional) - Sidewinder style / simple and well constructed
  • Wrist compass
  • Wetnotes
  • 2 x dive computers or bottom timers - Computers must have gauge mode capability
  • Primary light - High wattage canister light with rechargeable battery and goodman handle
  • Backup Light - Low profile / LED
  • Drysuit - Good mobility with 2 x thigh pockets / dry gloves

Backplate and Wing

  • Stainless Backplate
  • Dual tank wing - 50 - 60 lbs max
  • Hogarthian, one piece harness

Right Post Regulator Set Up

  • DIN Primary 1'st and 2'nd Stage - High Performance with good hose routing / balanced second stage
  • 7 ft long hose
  • BCD hose
  • Stainless bolt snap for long hose

Left Post Regulator Set Up

  • DIN Primary 1'st and 2'nd Stage - High Performance with good hose routing / balanced second stage
  • Back up reg hose - 24 inches
  • Low profile pressure gauge - no boot
  • 24 - 26 inch high pressure hoses
  • Drysuit hose
  • Stainless bolt snap for gauge

Double Cylinders

  • Steel or Aluminum 80 cuft cylinders - steel recommended
  • Manifold with isolator valve
  • Tank bands

Deco Bottle Set Up

  • Luxfer 40 Cuft Tank with DIN Valve
  • DIN Primary 1'st and 2'nd Stage - High Performance with good hose routing / balanced second stage
  • 40 inch regulator hose
  • Low profile pressure gauge - no boot
  • 6 inch high pressure hose
  • Proper labels and rigging

Drysuit Inflation for Trimix Diving

  • 6 or 14 Cuft Cylinder
  • Drysuit inflation regulator including OPV
  • 20 - 22 inch hose
  • Mounting device

Connect with us


  • Ocean Quest Holiday Hours

    Ocean Quest will be open throughout the holidays so you can keep diving! Note our holiday hours below:

    December 24 - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

    December 25 - Closed

    December 30 - Closed for Staff Charter

    December 31 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm 

    January 1 - Closed

  • Ocean Quest Career Development Scuba Instructor

    The Ocean Quest Career Development Scuba Instructor Certificate Program!

    This exciting full-time scuba career program starts on September 11, 2017 and ends on March 26, 2018.

    Check out our dedicated website at for details!

  • Owner Deirdre McCracken reaches 20 Years as a PADI Instructor!

    A big congratulations to Ocean Quest Owner, Deirdre McCracken for reaching the 20 year mark as a PADI Instructor. Aside from everything she does at Ocean Quest, Deirdre has made many contributions to the dive community at large. Thank you Deirdre for everything you do and we look forward to another 20 years of greatness!




  • 20 Years as a PADI Instructor!

    Congratulations to Ocean Quest's Greg McCracken for acheiving 20 years as a PADI Instructor.  

  • Ocean Quest Earns Diver Acquistion Award!

    Ocean Quest recently earned the Diver Aquisition Award by PADI earning recognition as one of the top three dive centres in Canada for entry level training! 


Store Hours

Monday  10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open 7 days a week to serve you better!


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